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Alison Hudson, a local documentary filmmaker, is seen here in Nepal in this picture posted to Twitter. She is in Nepal filming a documentary about the Sherpas who lead expeditions up Mount Everest.

Nepal earthquake spares MDI filmmaker

SOUTHWEST HARBOR | A local documentary filmmaker who has been filming a documentary about Sherpas working on Mount Everest had left the mountain only …

Welcome to WiFi High: Inside Maine’s first virtual school

SOUTH PORTLAND | Walk into Maine Connections Academy looking for a school and you might think you’ve gotten lost and stepped through the wrong …
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An Atlantic salmon at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland.

How well do you know freshwater fish in Maine?

If you’re iffy on the difference between a smallmouth and a largemouth (hint: one has a bigger mouth) then it’s time to brush up on your fish identification skills.

Hearing to focus on new Hampden trash-to-energy plant

The public will have an opportunity Monday night to learn more about …

For transgender students, schools craft policies of support

The eighth-grader fidgeted nervously during an impromptu meeting with the principal of Haven Middle School …

US official denies report of Islamic State plot in California

WASHINGTON — CNN reported on Saturday that the FBI was investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired …


Dylan Hartkopf holds a chicken while he and the other children tend to the animals at the Hart-to Hart Farm Day Camp. At the five-day camp session, children care for and feed farm animals, explore gardens and fields and learn about the origins of the foods they eat.

Wanted: ‘Grow pair’ who love children, life on the farm

Last year, Sarah Smith, farmer and owner of Grassland Organic Farm in Skowhegan, found herself unexpectedly single; wrangling three kids ages 3, 6 and 9; …



A quick means to looking older — not in a good way

After several days of cloudy weather, most of us may not be worrying about getting too much sun. With prom and beach seasons approaching, many …

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